Fran Makes Memorable Characters of 2012

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A guy who makes imaginary maps; a fast-talking adventurer; a violinist who played Broadway and backed the Beatles; a beloved neighborhood figure who doled out Good Humor to generations of local kids. Throughout the year in the Life&Style pages we have brought you the stories of authors and inventors, activists and entrepreneurs, actors and environmentalists, and some of those people just stayed with us all year. Here’s a look back at 14 people who made 2012 a most memorable year.